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Plaintiff claimed cardiologist failed to diagnose impending heart failure – Defense Verdict (access required)

In 2002, plaintiff was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, likely viral, and ventricular tachycardia. Echocardiography showed an ejection fraction of 25 percent or less, indicating severe disease. An AICD was placed, and plaintiff was prescribed medications including an ace inhibitor and beta blocker. A cardiac catheterization showed no signs of coronary artery disease. A repeat echocardiogram in ...

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